Rialto Market

Top choice market in San Polo & Santa Croce

Venice’s Rialto Market has been whetting appetites for seven centuries. To see it at its best arrive in the morning with trolley-toting shoppers and you’ll be rewarded with pyramids of colourful seasonal produce like Sant’Erasmo castraure (baby artichokes), radicchio trevisano (bitter red chicory) and thick, succulent white asparagus. If you’re in the market for picnic provisions, vendors may offer you samples. Nearby is the Pescaria.

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